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One More Valley, One More Hill: The Story of Aunt Clara Brown

By: Linda Lowery
introduction by: Patricia McKissack

Author Linda Lowery chronicles the extraordinary–but little-known–life of black pioneer Aunt Clara Brown. Aunt Clara bought herself out of slavery, crossed the country on foot to reach the...

Jefferson's Children

By: Shannon Lanier and Jane Feldman with Photographs by Jane Feldman

On October 31, 1998, the Associated Press broke the news of the DNA findings linking Thomas Jefferson to Sally Hemings through the Eston Hemings line. On November 10, on national TV, Oprah united members...



Resources

The Sons of Liberty #2: Death and Taxes

By: Alexander and Joseph Lagos
illustrated by: Steve Walker and Oren Kramek

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In this intense sequel, two young runaway slaves, Graham and Brody, live in Philadelphia where they work as apprentices in Benjamin Franklin’s print shop.  After murdering the abolitionist...